Reader Travel Tip of the Day: How to Fly with a Cowboy Hat

reader-travel-tip2How to Fly with a Cowboy Hat
Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from a cowgirl I met in Colorado, who says:

“If you want to travel with your cowboy hat but don’t want to bring a hatbox (carry-on) or risk having it crumpled in the overhead bins, this is a great option. You need one trash can elastic band and one 7-8 inch mini bungee cord. Simply fold the seat tray down, hook the trash can elastic over the top part of your hat and secure the ends of the elastic band on the back of the tray with your mini bungie. Fold the tray back up and secure for a ‘hands free’ way to travel with your cowboy hat!”

See below for a picture illustrating how this works—and follow her and her team on Instagram at !

Cowboy hat tip



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Reader Travel Tip of the Day: How to Fly with a Cowboy Hat
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1 Comment on "Reader Travel Tip of the Day: How to Fly with a Cowboy Hat"

  1. AND if I’m understanding this correctly, be sure to get a window seat so u don’t have to move the hat everytime folks in the other seats need to get up.

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